Chapter A.4, Problem 5E

### Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085

Chapter
Section

### Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085
Textbook Problem

# In Exercises 5 to 8, factor each difference of two squares. y 2 - 9

To determine

To factor:

To factor the difference of two squares.

y2-9

Explanation

Approach:

Factorizing a polynomial is to express the polynomial as a product of simpler expressions such that each of the simpler expressions divides the polynomial completely and also the product of all the simpler expressions gives the polynomial.

Calculation:

Given,

=y2-9

=y2-3Â·3

=y2-32

=y2-32

Now, apply the property of the difference of squares of two ter

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